Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Temptalia Asks You

Do you use the same brand shampoo and conditioner? Different? Share!

Temptalia's AnswerI usually use a pair, LOL! I don’t know if I’ve ever really not used a pair of products when it comes to shampoo and conditioner.

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64 thoughts on “Do you use the same brand shampoo and conditioner?

  1. vickie

    i always use the same brand shampoo and conditioner

  2. Randi

    I always alternate between brands, usually when i get about halfway through each bottle. I find my hair stops responding to a shampoo/conditioner if i use it all the time, and it becomes for flat and lifeless. So I’ll switch to a different brand, and when I get halfway through those bottles I go back to the first brand, and so on and so forth.

    • Mel

      Ahhhh this happens to me too and its soooo annoying!!! Half way through a bottle (cheap, expensive, or in between) and my hair is grease-central all of the sudden!

  3. Alexis

    I usually do however if I am running low on something I may have to switch up brands before I go shopping. Or if you are silly like me you will purchase the conditioner of one brand and forget to place the shampoo in the cart which leads to using a different shampoo and conditioner.

  4. I recently switched to condition-only washing so I only use one of these. 😉

  5. Randi

    Oh and hah I totally misread the question. For the most part yes I use the same shampoo and conditioner brand at the same time, but not always. Sometimes I just have to use whatever is there.

  6. Sari

    Nope , I actually use 2 dfferent shampoos & 1 conditioner . The shampoos are for the different colors in my hair .

  7. leesie

    Nope. I always use Suave or White Rain shampoo (always the apple-scented one), but more expensive (though not salon brand or anything) conditioners. My way of thinking is that the shampoo pretty much just cleans the hair, so there’s no harm in saving a few bucks there (especially when said hair is almost long enough to sit on). My hair’s perfectly healthy, so I don’t see the need to use shampoo in the same price range as my conditioner.

  8. Melanie

    I usually use a pair too :) It’s very rare, that I use different brands or something. Just because the shampoo and conditioner belong together and are made to perfectly complement each other :)

  9. Olya

    Yep. Usually always!!

  10. Totally! Whatever is in the shower haha.

  11. Wendy M.

    I usually use 2 in 1’s lol.
    Much more practical for lazy folk like me. 😛

  12. Andrea

    At the moment they’re different, but once I’m done the shampoo I’ll buy the one that goes with my current conditioner (Pureology Hydrate!).

  13. Marisa

    I always use the same brand, but different types under that brand. It’s the only brand that works with my hair, even when I try to branch out. What do you use Christine?

  14. Jennifer

    Same usually.

    Anyone know a good shampoo/conditioner for hair that is medium in thickness and oily?
    Seriously , I wash my hair rinse it good, blow dry and within hours it starts looking slightly greasy and hair clumps together. I’ve never had this problem before, so this is annoying me to no end.

    I don’t use any products on it other than shampoo and conditioner.


    • EMR

      people in my family have had really good luck with the body shop’s nettle shampoo and conditioner – it’s been reformulated recently as the rainforest balance shampoo and conditioner. the SA told me that it’s the same formula without sulfates or parabens (now 100% biodegradable)

      • Jennifer

        Thanks, I’ll have to try that.

        I just can’t stand my hair right now. My stylist said it’s oily, and to wash it everyday. I don’t like to wash it everyday though. I find if I pull back some of the hair in a hair tie it mask the bits that look like I haven’t washed in three days, even if I have washed it in less than 24 hrs.

        Seriously I can scrunch my hair and it just stays and curls with an iron last for two days. I don’t know what to do with it er.

        • Megan E.

          Use dry shampoo! I like tresemme fresh start. I use it on my hair even when its clean to give it texture.

      • Jennifer

        Ok, ordered a medium size body of the rainforest balance shampoo and a small bottle of the conditioner. If it works good on me, I’ll be buying the bigger bottles in the future for sure.

  15. lisa m.

    I use Fresh shampoo and body shop conditioner. I change both about once a year, because my hair is into monogamy. :)

  16. Cheyenne

    I use the Coconut Organix. I’m not sure if it’s Organix or Organics…(I know how to spell Organic, just not the name brand haha) Shampoo and Conditioner. At first I hated it, loved the smell just not how it made my hair feel. The more I used it, the better it worked! :( Almost out.

    Pair is always best!

  17. Sandy

    I never use a conditioner..just a moisturizing shampoo.

  18. Miranda

    I do. Im partial to Mane and Tail’s shampoo and conditioner. I have really thin hair and it always makes it feel smooth.

  19. Mercedes

    I use the same brand of shampoo and conditioner…I will alternate days the type of shampoo but from the same brand I use but will use the same conditioner always.

  20. Jamie

    Omg yes I feel like it somehow gives me better results haha

  21. Actually i use a two type of product called Hair One (Cleanser & Conditioner). I love this product because it’s a sulfate free, no lather product. It is great for my natural dry hair (hair type 4B< Afro-Amer). it is compared as a generic version of Chaz Dean's WEN. I absolutely cannot afford that :( Luckily, Hair One is sold at Sally's beauty Supply for $10.99 (approx.) So i recommend anyone and everyone try it it comes in for formulations (dry hair, dry scalp, color-treated hair and normal hair).

  22. Janet

    Haha, no. I usually buy whatever’s cheapest or one sale because I’m on a budget. I generally have a bunch that I keep, and when I need one, I just grab it.

  23. sophie

    i use shampoo and hair mask of the same brand, i never use conditioner because i feel like it’s a waste of money since i don’t need it for my hair! i also use some korres products such as hair creams and some hair masks!

  24. Zara

    I actually use two shampoos and I mix two conditioners every time I wash my hair. They are Pantene and Mizani.

  25. All the time! I’ve been using L’Oreal Elvive shampoo and conditioner forever and they work very well for me. Cheap and good. Even my husband uses them. :)

  26. I don’t always use a pair, but would use a conditioner from the same brand mostly.
    I am picky about my conditioner, so when I find something I like, I would change the shampoo but stick with whatever conditioner tickles my fancy at a certain time.

  27. Azaza

    Sometimes I do but not often which might change because I had my hair colored and I need something to keep the color in longer and keep it looking brighter

  28. Charlene

    Usually but sometimes I run out of conditioner faster and may need to use something else until I get a new one.
    But I like trying out new things too so I do find myself sometimes mixing different brands. :)

  29. JayJay

    I always use matching shampoo & conditioner. I do change brands completely every couple of bottles or so. I’m of the belief that shampoos and conditioners by the same brand are formulated to compliment each other. I’m also majorly OCD about things like that.

  30. Mayra

    No i use different brands, Head and Shoulders works best for my dry scalp i cant use anything else or my scalps becomes itchy and i loose a lot of hair, as for conditioner, i can use any brand (i usually just pick up a brand thats on sale) they all do the same thing to my hair.

  31. Lana A

    Normally I would use a pair of products designed to work together (same brand, same effect). With Lush shampoos/conditioners it’s differrent, so I like to experiment.

  32. carina

    i almost never use the same brands together, i just like mixing things up i guess :) i have product add, i love using different stuff all the time as much as possible!

  33. Lolly

    I like to use the same brand, so pedantic but I can’t stand it when the bottles don’t match!

  34. No I usually dont, I am very picky with conditioner so I usually only go between a few brands.

  35. margo

    different conditioners and shampoos-dependent on the condition of my hair. With a perm, sometimes I must add protein for strength and other times I must add moisture for cuticle frazzies.

  36. Fiaspice

    Always, I’m a bit anal about that. I also hate the fact that if I buy a new conditionner and shampoo at the same time, I always go trough the shampoo before and it bugs me. lol I’m weird!

  37. Torrie

    I use so many conditioners, there’s no way I could pair them lol. I use Dr. Bronner’s soap bar as my shampoo and either Herbal Essences Long Term Relationship, Herbal Essences Hello Hydration, or GVP Conditioning Balm.

  38. Sophia

    never. i always have my favorite conditioner on hand, but alternate through shampoos and sometimes other conditioners because the one i like is expensive.

  39. kat

    I always use the same brand. I’m sure I could use different brands but it would be weird.

  40. Lena

    I usually use a pair, but I never use shampoos and conditioners with different properties (for example, if I’m using a repairing shampoo, I need to be using a repairing conditioner).

  41. Yumi

    Most of the time

  42. xMissxAndristx

    actually, every single hair product i use is Paul Mitchell… they’re not all from the same line, but they’re all PM

  43. I normally use the same brand. I had been using Tigi Sulfate Free Superstar Volumizing Shampoo and conditioner for several years and I just switched to L’Oreal’s Everpure Sulfate Free Shampoo and conditioner.

  44. I use different. I use shampoo (co-poorer,) so rarely that I always have more on hand than conditioner. Right now the only shampoo in my house is Ultra Swim for after swimming and an old bottle of Alba. I haven’t swam in the pool w/o a cap in a few months, so it hasn’t been touched. Ocean water comes out fine with co-pooing. My Alterna Anti-age conditioner and masque are usually replaced monthly. I love when people have sets of things though. I used to only buy the matching set when I shampooed.

  45. Kat

    Sometimes I do, sometimes not. I have a few shampoos and conditioners I like, and when I run out of something. I’ll pick up another bottle at the store.

  46. Ashley D.

    Yes. I have this habit that I must have equal number of things such as the shampoo and conditioner must be from the same brand & packing, I must have 2 of the same makeup items like eyeshadow they can be a different colour but the same eyeshadow brand and packing. Even my bras & panties.

  47. Nuria

    I’m not particularly loyal to any one brand, but I do have my faves based on needs. Fekkai Shea butter in winter – have terribly cold winters. Love this stuff. Aveda Shampure in summer for scent and quality. I just love products. I’ll try nearly anything once!

  48. Milky

    I try to use the same brand always. Now I’m using TIGI, and it works! So I don’t think I’m going to change for now :)

  49. Amal

    doesn’t matter to me :p

  50. nah, I use Neutrogena T-Gel Shampoo (AMAZING) and Herbal Essences None of your frizzness (haha I love the name!) Conditioner :0 They work great!

  51. Elizabeth

    sometimes I do, I usually have the pair but will occasionally switch conditioners just to change it up.

  52. Stephanie

    I bounce back and forth from Bumble and Bumble Gentle and Super Rich shampoo and conditioner and Pureology Volume shampoo and conditioner so when I run out of one or the other I end up mixing and matching between the 4 until i rebuy :)

  53. Melinda

    I once used drugstore shampoo with Body Shop conditioner, but then I got some treatment and changed to Mylea Lancry shampoo conditioner, also hair mask. But different serum. Now my hair is healthier :)

  54. Cristal

    Yup for the most part I’ll stick with the same brands, unless I’m running out or conditioner then its time to use whatever is there lol

  55. Michelle

    No I never use the same brand shampoo & conditioner. I use a more high end brand for shampoo and cheapie brand for conditioner. I also use a different shampoo once every week to remove any residue left over from the everyday washing.